MassLive: Reports on the Anticipated Release of “Causes and Consequences”

MassLive’s Diane Lederman recently covered a rally against student debt, and mentioned the anticipated release of Causes and Consequences of Mounting Student Debt in Massachusetts on April 25th. Here’s an excerpt: The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts, meanwhile, will release what it is calling “startling new research” on the causes and consequences of the student […]

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PHENOM to Release Startling New Research on the Causes and Consequences Student Debt Crisis in Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2015 Contact: Natalie Higgins, nhiggins@phenomonline.org, 978-227-8473     PHENOM to Release Startling New Research on the Causes and Consequences Student Debt Crisis in Massachusetts   On April 25, 2012, student loan debt topped $1 trillion. On the third anniversary, PHENOM (the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) will release startling […]

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2015-16 State Legislative Session Priorities

The 2015-16 State legislative session is very exciting for public higher education. Here are PHENOM’s priorities and supported legislation for this session. We will continue to develop this page and provide additional resources and action items as we move further into the session. If you are interested in working on PHENOM’s Legislative Advocacy, please contact us […]

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DEBT FREE / STUDENT DEBT AWARENESS

PHENOM wants to hear your student debt story. We’re starting a campaign this month called #DebtFreeDecember. Until we give a voice to student debt and start building community, we will never be able to tackle the student debt crisis! Submit your stories/pictures on Facebook and on Twitter @massphenom. Don’t forget to use #DebtFreeDecember! To get […]

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Campus Chapter Initiative

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA). PHENOM will be providing stipends to MTA members on at least eight campuses to coordinate and maintain PHENOM chapters at institutions of public higher education across Massachusetts. Funding will also be available for a […]

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Warren and Cummings Tackling the Student Debt Crisis

By: Natalie Higgins, PHENOM’s Executive Director April 3rd, 2015 Yesterday, I attended a forum, “Tackling the Student Debt Crisis,” at UMass Boston hosted by Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings. It was one in a series of forums held by the Middle Class Prosperity Project. PHENOM supports Senator Warren’s fight against the student debt […]

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